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2014-09-26 16:22:04

DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports recently released by the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) held no surprises for the oil and gas industry. Shawn Bartholomae praised, as the supreme oil and gas producing state, Texas continues to amaze the industry with its dominating position. The EIA report confirmed that Texas has doubled its oil production in the last three years with increases for every consecutive month since early 2011. Shawn Bartholomae, CEO of Prodigy...

2014-09-26 12:22:26

DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE: PBT) ("Permian") today announced the new contact information for the Trust following the change of Trustee. Southwest Bank became the new Trustee for Permian Basin, effective August 29, 2014. Southwest Bank's office is located at 2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 850, Dallas, TX 75219. The new toll free customer service number for contacting Permian is 1-855-588-7839. The Trust also has a new web...

2014-09-25 23:09:56

Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has released a new version of Exploration Analyst, its popular and widely used petroleum exploration and new ventures software. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has released a new version of Exploration Analyst, its popular and widely used petroleum exploration and new ventures software. Exploration Analyst version v221, to be released in October 2014,...

2014-09-25 16:22:32

HOUSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. ("Gastar") (NYSE MKT: GST) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Johnson Rice & Company 2014 Energy Conference on Monday, September 29, 2014 in New Orleans. J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at 1:05 p.m. Central Time (2:05 p.m. Eastern Time). To listen to an audio webcast of the presentation and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the...

2014-09-24 12:23:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macoma Capital Group, a New York-based investment firm, today announced it has made its largest investment in a leading energy company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the Williston Basin, one of the premier shale plays in the Bakken. The energy company structures strategic alliances and exploration agreements with leading operators and mineral owners to increase production in the basin....

2014-09-24 08:22:54

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) today announced the closing of a $925 million private placement of senior unsecured notes, an acquisition of approximately 30,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale and an update on its share repurchase program. Private Placement of Senior Unsecured Notes The Company recently closed a private placement of senior unsecured notes to a group of institutional investors. In total, the Company raised $925...

2014-09-23 20:20:59

Wildlife Conservationist Jeff Corwin featured in "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" Opening on October 5, 2014 at the California Science Center LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center invites audiences to an exploration of a paradise unlike any other, with the breathtaking IMAX film, "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" narrated by Jeff Corwin, premiering this October 5(th). "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" brings to the giant screen...

2014-09-23 08:33:43

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its third quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...

2014-09-23 04:20:52

VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the "Company" or "Commerce") announces that it has initiated a program of downstream hydrometallurgical processing for material from the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit. This hydrometallurgical testing will demonstrate the entire conceptualized flowsheet with a target of producing a mixed rare earth carbonate (REC) product. Once the hydrometallurgical flowsheet is fully bench tested, and mineral processing further...

2014-09-22 23:04:01

Geothermal Power Generation Market for Dry Steam, Flash Steam, Binary Cycle Technology - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 – 2019 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Transparency Market Research, in its latest research report states, the global geothermal power generation market will grow significantly, as it was valued at US$2.5 billion in 2013, and is expected to reach a figure of US$8.9 billion by 2019. The report, “Geothermal Power...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.